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Data Robotics DroboElite Achieves VMware Ready Status

Data Robotics, Inc., the company that delivers the best data storage experience ever, today announced that its DroboElite virtualised data storage array has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that DroboElite has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware vSphere 4 Compatibility List.

Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that DroboElite makes best use of VMware technology and is ready for deployment in customer environments.

“We are pleased that DroboElite qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run their mission-critical business applications and operations,” said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.

“As businesses grow, data storage needs and IT environments grow and become more complex,” said Tom Buiocchi, CEO of Data Robotics. “With guaranteed compatibility between VMware vSphere 4 and DroboElite, businesses can harness the power of cloud computing and benefit from unsurpassed control, ease-of-use, and performance. Data Robotics’ ongoing relationship with VMware and certified compatibility with VMware vSphere 4 means that joint customers will be able to confidently leverage the flexible and trusted VMware virtualisation platform with DroboElite, the fastest, highest-performing data storage array Data Robotics has ever created, reducing complexity and freeing valuable IT resources.”

The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding programme for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) programme. With more than 1200 members worldwide, the VMware TAP programme works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

Data Robotics DroboElite can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at: Hardware products can be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at:

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